THE NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR INDIAN SYSTEM OF MEDICINE BILL, 2019
The National Commission for Indian System of Medicine Bill, 2019, aims to establish a National Commission for Indian System of Medicine to develop and regulate all aspects of education, the medical profession, and medical institutions within the Indian System of Medicine, as well as an Advisory Council to provide guidance and recommendations to the
Commission. The Preamble to the Bill intends to establish a medical education system that increases access to high-quality, inexpensive medical education and guarantees sufficient numbers of qualified medical professionals in the Indian System of Medicine throughout the nation. Additionally, the bill aims to advance fair and universal healthcare, which supports a community health perspective and makes such medical experts’ services available to all individuals. High ethical standards are enforced in all areas of medical services under the Bill, and it also facilitates maintenance of a medical register of Indian System of Medicine.